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Penn State's Franklin agrees to $75M, 10-year extension

Nov. 23, 2021 17:58 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State football coach James Franklin agreed to a new 10-year contract Tuesday that will guarantee him at least $75 million through 2031. Franklin and Penn State’s Board of Trustees agreed to the terms, which include a yearly base salary...

AP source: GOP state Sen. Jake Corman to run for governor

Nov. 10, 2021 17:55 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jake Corman, the ranking Republican in Pennsylvania’s state Senate, will run for governor in next year's election, a political adviser said Wednesday, entering a huge and wide-open GOP field of candidates that is unlike anything party officials have seen in at least...

Big GOP governor's field could grow with Corman announcement

Nov. 05, 2021 18:49 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jake Corman, the ranking Republican in Pennsylvania's state Senate who is widely expected to run for governor in next year's election, has begun inviting donors and others to an announcement next Thursday night. The event is billed as a “special...

No. 20 Penn State looking for offense to halt skid

Oct. 26, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — James Franklin has been asked a lot this season about his long-term future, and those questions continued Tuesday as the Penn State coach was grilled about his name being linked to openings outside Happy Valley. Franklin has a more immediate...

No. 7 Penn State, Illinois unsure of QBs ahead of matchup

Oct. 21, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin originally planned to practice with two quarterbacks this week, neither named Sean Clifford. But the third-year starter, who is nursing an unspecified upper body injury, participated with some passes. He also...

College towns plan to challenge results of 2020 census

Oct. 18, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

Some college towns plan to challenge the results of the 2020 census, claiming they were shortchanged because the pandemic forced students to leave campuses and complaining that the undercount could cost them federal money and prestige. College communities such as...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abington 31, Neshaminy 21 Abraham Lincoln 43, Philadelphia Central 6 Academy Park 37, Interboro 10 Aliquippa 49, Montour 0 Avella 30, Bentworth 21 ...

No. 7 Penn State hoping to get backup QB Roberson going

Oct. 13, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Since quarterback Sean Clifford arrived on campus, Penn State has never been without his services for an extended period. Now, with their third-year starter nursing an unspecified upper-body injury, the No. 7 Nittany Lions might have to find a...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 10, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abraham Lincoln 55, KIPP Dubois 0 Aliquippa 48, Chartiers Valley 13 Altoona 28, Chambersburg 14 Annville-Cleona 55, Pequea Valley 21 Archbishop Spalding, Md. 31, Malvern...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 02, 2021 00:43 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Albert Gallatin def. Oakland Southern, Md., forfeit Aliquippa 35, Beaver Area 7 Allentown Dieruff 33, Stroudsburg 14 Ambridge 35, Hopewell 9 Annville-Cleona 41, Northern...